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Germany Official German Charts . Ireland IRMA . Italy FIMI . Netherlands Dutch Top 40 . Netherlands Single Top . Norway VG-lista . Because I was a bit overweight, my nicknames were Pudding and Jumbo. I experienced racism, bullying… even today life can seem like a struggle. Music has always been my way of escape. The groove makes me happy. I am Mungo Jerry. We currently don't have any genres associated with this song.
Would you like to contribute? Add Genre. We currently don't have any Bob Dylan & The Dead* - Dylan & The Dead associated with this song. Add Styles. We currently don't have any moods associated with this song. Add Moods. We currently don't have any themes associated with this song. Mungo Jerry are a British rock group who experienced their greatest success in the early s, with a changing line-up that has always been fronted by Ray Dorset.
The group's name was inspired by the poem " Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer ", from T. Melody Maker awarded Mungo Jerry the "best new band" title in Their show was well received and the organisers asked them to perform again on the following day.
The band's first single, "In the Summertime", the first maxi-single in the world, [ citation needed ] released on 22 May, entered the UK charts at No. Also on the bill was Miller Anderson, making his debut as a singer and guitarist, and Mick Farren and the Social Deviants. The trio played more gigs and landed a regular slot at the Master Robert Motel in OsterleyMiddlesexwhere they soon built up a following, including banjo, guitar and blues harp player Paul King who eventually joined the band, making it a four-piece.
After Rush left, Mike Cole was recruited on double bass, and this line-up recorded the first seventeen Mungo Jerry My Friend - Mungo Jerry - Mungo Jerry which made up the first album and maxi-single including "In the Summertime".
When they made their national debut My Friend - Mungo Jerry - Mungo Jerry the Hollywood Festival, Rush joined them on stage for some numbers to play washboard. Mungo Jerry made their first trip to the United States in Murda - Various - Good Enuff 002 - Konpachi Dorset was the composer, guitarist, blues harp, kazoo player, frontman and singer.
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